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rupert murdoch who refused to comment. many fingers are pointing to rebecca brooks now a senior executive with murdoch's empire but at the time was the editor of news of the world. so far the murdochs are defending rebecca brooks job but this is far from over. >> when is the response of the media the paper going away after 168 years? >> reporter: it's a bombshell and a great sadness because it's tradition but a lot of speculation about what is to come. more arrests and certainly more resignations and a lot of interest how this will affect the murdoch business empire. i see the stock is down 4% of the parent company in new york this morning. one of their deals has now been delayed here in britain. >> a 12 million pound deal we will talk about in a minute. >>> eleanor goodman is from channel 14 in britain. good morning. >> good morning. >> how extraordinary move of this is for a paper around almost 170 years to all of a sudden just shut down like this? >> it is extraordinary. i was talking to a person earlier today like a pencil line on a boat. murdoch is
the pond. rebekah brooks has resigned in the wake of the growing phone-hacking scandal. this is the fbi as it looks look allegations that murdoch's employees tried to hack into the cell phones of 9/11 victims back here in the states. we have got all of that "early" this friday morning, july 15th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. it is a beautiful start to the friday, july 15th, here in new york. good morning to everybody. out there. i'm chris wragge. >> a fine way to kick off your weekend. nice to have you with us. i'm erica hill. >>> washington, we have been talking about a lot when it comes to the budget crisis not the only capital with one. last night, minnesota, we have been following this as well. government shutdown for two weeks and minnesota managed to resolve their issue last night. a small sigh of relief for folks there but it happens in week two of a statewide shutdown. see the uptown diner in st. paul who are fed up not with just their state government but also with washington. we will talk to them and see if maybe they have some ideas for
told the browns that "the sun" would run a story on their baby's illness was rebecca brooks. at the time the editor of the sun newspaper, she's now rupert murdoch's british ceo and is herself being questioned by police. john yates, the officer you saw earlier on in my report, has just told the committee that he's 99% sure his phone was hacked, which shows that police investigating the news of the world were themselves not immune. chris? >> i'll tell you, this story grows more and more every day. cbs' elizabeth palmer for us in london. elizabeth, thank you very much. >>> like i said, there's so much more to talk about. we're joined now by steve hewlett who is a media analyst in london for us. good to have you here with us this morning. according to elizabeth's report there are claims the former prime minister gordon brown, the queen both victims of this hacking and rupert murdoch's newspapers. what's the latest on both sides of this story? >> it's going from bad to worse. in fairness, the latest revolution about gordon brown are not hacking, which is about accessing -- illega
brooks. the murdoches could refuse. brook, a british citizen, can be legally compelled. and just as british parliament united in a call on murdoch to withdraw his bid for control of pay tv company bskyb, the wily media tycoon struck preemptively. he announced he was withdrawing his bid. today he surprised everyone with this statement from news corp, quote, we believe it's too difficult for the bid to progress and it is being read here as a humiliation for murdoch. we should also note that news corp's announcement came out at the precise moment that prime minister cameron was sitting down to meet the family of milly doweler that sparked this controversy in the first place. >> interesting timing indeed. what's the reaction to this rather new developmr%] at this point? >> well, many people say it doesn't change anything. murdoch can re-introduce his bid later potentially in the criminal and parliamentary inquiries will continue regardless into the alleged wrongdoing by his newspapers and there may be a debate should he even own the portion of bskyb that he already has. it's a scanda
. at the center of the ugly storm, rebecca brooks, editor of "news of the world" at the time and now runs the murdock newspaper "empire". >> it is absolutely disgusting. >> reporter: the stain of the scandal is seeping into the prime minister's office and there are now legal issues about paying the police for information. people have already gone to jail earlier in this story and' not over yet. >> mark phillips in london thank you. >>> as you just heard from mark the same tabloid already admitted breaking into the voice mail of a long list of celebrities including actor hugh grant who joins us from london. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> it is public outrage as a result of the case with this missing little girl here. that's what it's going to take to take tabloids like "news of the world" to kind of clean up their act? >> is that what it's going to take, is that what you said? >> public outrage. like you mentioned it was all about celebrities before. now when you're bringing in missing kids is that what it's finally going to take to get something done here? >> i think that's righ
lunch with rebecca brooks. there is a scramble inside the media empire to control toxic fallout from "the news of the world" hacking scandal, which could start making waves in the u.s. >> there's also the issue of did it happen here? "the news of the world" has lots and lots of reporters at any given time on the ground in the u.s. many of its stories, particularly many of its celebrity stories are datelined here. >> reporter: the scandal broke last week with the case of millie dauer. her parents and others discovered that personal voice messages had been hack ed by nes of the journalists hunting for stories. in 2007, a secret internal investigation at murdoch's uk company -- the question now is who knew what when? the ceo of dow jones and publisher of the wall street journal, both owned by murdoch. he may have seen that report. and rupert murdoch's son, james, authorized a reported $1 million payment to one of the hacking victim. >> i acted on the advice of executives and lawyers within complete investigation. and that's a matter of real regret for me, personally. >> reporter: shareh
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